Month: February 2013
Truth Teller: The Future of Scientific Truth — Sam Arbesman
“With advances in science, more and more is being known to fewer and fewer.” In this video, Sam Arbesman speaks about complexity.
Truth Teller: The Future of Artistic Truth — Adriene Jenik
“In the future stories will only be told in native language – without subtitles.” Adriene Jenik on truthtelling in art.
Emerge 2013: The Future of Truth
We understand the world through stories. Our stories may be rooted in rigorous fact or unbounded imagination but, being incomplete, they are always lies. Many are useful, however, because humans are pattern-seeking animals. Stories are the way we make sense of a complex world. We build our very selves through the stories that make sense to us – that we chose to believe.
Welcome to the Future of Truth
Dawn has risen over the desert flatlands and industrial hardscapes of the Valley of the Sun and Emerge 2013 is about to begin. We have gathered some of the world’s
Is It Time To Take Cyborg Rights Seriously? A Q&A With Neil Harbisson.
By Torie Bosch Neil Harbisson can “hear” the orange (the color, that is) Photo by Dan Wilton This article arises from Future Tense, a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation, and
Cyborg Roaches, Glow-in-the-Dark Fish, and Other Biotechnology Beasts
By Emily Anthes | Posted Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at 10:34 AM A remote-controlled flying flower beetle.Photo courtesy Michel Maharbiz. This article arises from Future Tense, a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation,
Explain It to Me Again, Computer
What if technology makes scientific discoveries that we can’t understand? By Samuel Arbesman|Posted Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at 5:47 AM Karl Popper in the 1980s.Courtesy of the London School of Economics
The Future of Lying
Can society survive if computers can tell fact from fib? By Brian David Johnson|Posted Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at 8:45 AM What if computers could tell when we are lying?Photo by
What Will “Truth” Mean in the Future? New technologies are changing what we can consider real
From: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2013/02/emerge_2013_what_will_truth_mean_in_the_future.html By Brad Allenby|Posted Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at 8:15 AM Is Google Glass one way humans have begun designing themselves? Photo by Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images This article arises from Future Tense,
Corner Convenience, Julian Bleecker & Nick Foster are Back!
“If you were stuck in an apocalyptic shell of a world, would you rather have an iPad 3 or a BiC lighter?” This was one of the questions Julian Bleecker of
ASU’s Emerge to showcase vibrant fusion of arts, technology, visionary thinking
The inaugural Emerge at Arizona State University in 2012 included “Immerge,” a performance-art presentation that was part carnival, part theater and part digital wizardry. It featured such characters as The
Maria Bezaitis – Vibrancy and Technologies: A Future of Informed Fictions
Maria Bezaitis – Vibrancy and Technologies: A Future of Informed Fictions from aisling kelliher on Vimeo.
Brian David Johnson: Sci-Fi Prototyping
Brian David Johnson: Sci-Fi Prototyping from aisling kelliher on Vimeo.
Futures@ASU: Lee Hartwell from aisling kelliher on Vimeo. Futures@ASU: Alan Gershenfeld and Sasha Barab from aisling kelliher on Vimeo. Futures@ASU: Pavan Turaga and Andreas Spanias from aisling kelliher on Vimeo.
Timelapse: Sci-Fi Prototyping Workshop Day 1 from aisling kelliher on Vimeo. Timelapse: Humanist Narratives for Energy Workshop Day 1 from aisling kelliher on Vimeo. Timelapse: Humanist Narratives for Energy Workshop